NEW YORK, NY/NASHVILLE, TN (October 14, 2022) – Following her sold-out album release show in Music City (10/11), celebrations continued for CALLISTA CLARK in the big apple with a debut appearance on NBC’s TODAY show yesterday (10/13). The “country music sensation” (TODAY) delivered an empowering performance of her new track “Brave Girl,” featured on her first full-length album REAL TO ME: THE WAY I FEEL available now via Big Machine Records. Watch her performance here.
Fans and critics alike embrace REAL TO ME: THE WAY I FEEL with early praise:
“Callista Clark has made a name for herself within the country genre as an adept songwriter and powerful vocalist. At just 19, Clark is a seasoned performer.”
“Buoyed up by characteristically powerful vocals, memorable songs and the rare knack of knowing how to relate to and empower her fellow teens, for Callista Clark, the only way is up.”
“…Real to Me: The Way I Feel is the perfect example of everything she’s capable of.”
– SWEETY HIGH
“On her debut album […] Clark does what very few female artists can. She bends genres, telling tales of heartbreak and growing up in a way that’s endlessly powerful yet relatable.
– COUNTRY SWAG
“The passion Callista Clark emits shines through…”
– THE NASH NEWS
“…a project that feels incredibly authentic and is full of heart and soul, with a great sense of storytelling…”
– ENTERTAINMENT FOCUS
“Her mature lyricism and impressive vocals showcase an artist of immense talent…”
– OFF THE RECORD UK
“Like the Taylor Swift’s, Miranda Lambert’s, and Kelsea Ballerini’s before her, this album is sure to enrapture female fans of all ages.”
– COUNTRY SWAG
Produced by Nathan Chapman (Taylor Swift, Lionel Richie, Keith Urban, Mickey Guyton), Callista’s debut album reveals a songwriter of considerable depth and wit and a gifted singer with confidence and an impressive presence unique to someone her age. Co-writing all 10 tracks, the Zebulon, GA native collaborated with a notable caliber of songwriters including Laura Veltz, Emily Shackleton, Liz Rose, Chris DeStefano and Jimmy Robbins. It all adds up to a powerful launch for an artist whose music is poised to become the soundtrack for the heartbreaks and triumphs of her generation.